Course Explores Social Services Work

September 15, 2017

Wayne Community College is offering a course that will prepare students to meet entry-level requirements to be a Division of Social Services (DSS) Income Maintenance Caseworker.

“Human Services Exploration: DSS” examines the role of the income maintenance caseworker and provides employability skills training. It will be taught 5-8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Oct. 10-Dec. 7 on the college’s main campus in Goldsboro.

In order to register for this class, students must attend an information session 5-6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 3. That session will be held in Room 161 (Seminar Room) of the Wayne Learning Center at the college.

The $125 fee for the course can be waived for qualifying individuals who are unemployed, underemployed, or have received notice of layoff or pending layoff. Contact Alison Sanford at 919-739-6926 or ajsanford@waynecc.edu to determine eligibility for the waiver.

WCC’s Workforce Continuing Education Services is providing this non-credit course through its Human Resources Development (HRD) program. HRD provides employability skills training and career development courses for adults who are trying to find employment, transitioning back into the workforce, or working to redefine their professional vocation in today’s global market.

For more information on these courses, contact Alison Sanford at 919-739-6926 or ajsanford@waynecc.edu.

WCC’s Human Resources Development Program provides employability skills training and career development courses for adults who are trying to find employment, transitioning back into the workforce, or working to redefine their professional vocation in today’s global market.

Wayne Community College is a public, learning-centered institution with an open-door admission policy located in Goldsboro, N.C. As it works to develop a highly skilled and competitive workforce, the college serves around 12,000 individuals annually as well as businesses, industry, and community organizations with high quality, affordable, accessible learning opportunities, including more than 70 college credit programs. WCC’s mission is to meet the educational, training, and cultural needs of the communities it serves.